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Winston Groom

3.95 of 5 Votes: 3
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Books by Winston Groom
Shiloh, 1862 (2012)
3.86 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: When I was 12, I started reading Bruce Catton's books on the Civil War. A few years ago, I read Jeff Sharah's novel on Gettysburg. That has been the extent of my reading about the Civil War. I was attracted to Mr. Groom's history of the battle Shiloh because of the role it pla...
Vicksburg, 1863 (2009)
4 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Another book by the same author that wrote Shiloh. This book gives some of the same details about Ulysses S Grant, Sherman and others. I didn't realize much of the information about Jefferson Davis. With the fall of Vicksburg, the Union controlled the Mississippi River and the...
The Aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight (2013)
4.22 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Great book. I knew very little of Charles Lindberg and Jimmy Doolittle. I knew nothing of Eddie Rickenbacker. These men were heroes on many levels and present during many critical moments in history. The book masterfully balances detail with panoramic views across history. More i...
Vicksburg, 1863 Vicksburg, 1863 (2009)
4 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: To Mr. Groom's critics . . . Leave him alone, what's wrong with being a good storyteller? Maybe history would be more appreciated if it was well told. My takeaways . . . * As in Grant's memoirs I was struck by the role of the navy in the Civil War, of course and especially in ...
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